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South Harbor Waterfront Restaurant & Bar

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425 Marina Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 589-1641
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hidden Gem With A Water View

Out of the way place, unless you're going to the harbor, you're not going to happen to pass by it, especially since it's tucked inside of the Inn at Oyster Point. Been going here for over 15 years, before it was called Dominic's. For an appetizer, we usually go with the calamari fritti, good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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South San Francisco, California
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
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Lodi
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Really nice place to get drinks and appetizers. Great view of the bay and harbor. Super accommodating staff. Great happy hour prices.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We ate here because we were staying in the hotel and the menu looked promising. Good--salad and chowder. Fair--Lamb, fish combo entree. The lamb was hard to eat off the bone, was a little gamey. The fish was unimaginative. Poor---Service. One waiter was crackerjack but the other couldn't complete any tasks without assistance. It is a small restaurant/bar combo and... More 

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South San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Out of the way place, unless you're going to the harbor, you're not going to happen to pass by it, especially since it's tucked inside of the Inn at Oyster Point. Been going here for over 15 years, before it was called Dominic's. For an appetizer, we usually go with the calamari fritti, good sized portion for the price. Go... More 

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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Was here for the Mother's Day brunch. The foyer was quaint and the view gorgeous. Waited ten minutes for a hostess and then waited another 15 min for our reserved table. The selection on the menu sounded wonderful. The place was packed, service staff was overwhelmed. Was told several times that our mimosas would be brought to us... That was... More 

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Seattle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 271 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This restaurant is located in a waterfront hotel. The dining room is fairly small and the vibe is kinda sterile, it has a definite manufactured home feel. Service was OK. The food was uninspired but edible. Awesome view! If only the ambiance and food matched the view.

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Yuba City, Ca
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Wife and I ate there in 2012. The food was extremely expensive for what you received. So we decide to try in again because we did not fell like driving into the city or down to Burlingame. Well I have to say the was great decision on our part. The food was excellent I had a chicken marsela and my... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Ok, so this is an interesting place. It's a restaurant in an "Inn" right on the water. The restaurant is squeezed into the same small area as the bar, with a mixture of high tops and seated tables. The view is nice, overlooking the harbor and water. My food was all above average: from the salad to the seafood entree.... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We eat here occasionally in the hope it will improve but the opportunity to make a great restaurant in a great location is never taken. Service is slow but cheerful and the cooking seems to involve moving frozen food into the microwave then onto the plate. It's consistently disappointing.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

If you are willing to drive closer to the city you can find much better options for the price. The restaurant was clean and quaint but the service and food quality was just ok. Sat at the bar to eat since I was alone, the new bartender in training didn't appear to be very comfortable speaking to patrons or his... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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445 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

We were welcomed into the restaurant by Richard the general manager, and our most excellent server was Lulu. It is because of these people that we will be back! Warm, personable and fun...did I mention the food? The meals we had were so delicious...the Chef is from Peru! Interesting food! I had the Poorman steak, huge portion, unable to finish... More 

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Additional Information about South Harbor Waterfront Restaurant & Bar

Address: 425 Marina Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080
Phone Number: (650) 589-1641
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 425 Marina Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: (650) 589-1641

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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